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FormFactor Inc (FORM.OQ)

FORM.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas St. Dennis

63 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Michael Slessor

46 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Ludwig

56 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Richard DeLateur

59 2011 Lead Independent Director

Raymond Link

63 2016 Independent Director

Lothar Maier

62 2006 Independent Director

Edward Rogas

76 2010 Independent Director

Kelley Steven-Waiss

48 2015 Independent Director

Michael Zellner

61 2011 Independent Director

Stan Finkelstein

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas St. Dennis

Mr. Thomas St. Dennis is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Formfactor, Inc. He has served as a Director since September 2010 when he joined our company, and as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since October 23, 2013, and became Chairman of the Board of Directors in February 2016. Mr. St. Dennis served as our Chief Executive Officer from September 2010 through December 27, 2014. Mr. St. Dennis also has served as a director on the board of Axcelis Technologies, Inc. since May 2015 and on the board of Veeco Instruments Inc. since May 2016. Mr. St. Dennis previously held various positions at Applied Materials, Inc. from 1992 to 1999 and again from 2005 to 2009. His last position at Applied Materials, Inc. was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Silicon Systems Group. He also served at Novellus Systems, Inc. as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing from 2003 to 2005. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. St. Dennis was President and CEO of Wind River Systems, Inc. Mr. St. Dennis sat on the board of Mattson Technology, Inc. from September 2013 to May 2016. Mr. St. Dennis holds a B.S. in Physics and a M.S. in Physics, both from UCLA.

Michael Slessor

Dr. Michael D. Slessor, Ph.D. is the Chief Executive Officer, Director of FormFactor, Inc. He has served as a Director since October 2013. Dr. Slessor became our Chief Executive Officer on December 28, 2014. Dr. Slessor served as our President from October 2013 to December 27, 2014, and as Senior Vice President and General Manager, MicroProbe Product Group from October 2012 to October 2013. Before joining FormFactor, Dr. Slessor was President and Chief Executive Officer of MicroProbe from July 2008 through the October 2012 closing of FormFactor’s acquisition of MicroProbe. Prior to joining MicroProbe, he held various management, product-marketing, and applications-engineering positions in the semiconductor industry, primarily with KLA-Tencor. Dr. Slessor received his Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Physics from the California Institute of Technology and his B.A.Sc. in Engineering Physics from the University of British Columbia.

Michael Ludwig

Mr. Michael M. Ludwig is the Chief Financial Officer of FormFactor, Inc. He also served as our Vice President, Finance from December 2009 to May 2011, was a consultant to our company from February 2009 to December 2009, and served as our Vice President and Corporate Controller from April 2001 to April 2007. Mr. Ludwig has also held senior level finance and accounting positions at Force 10 Networks, Inc., a division of Dell Inc., that builds and secures high performance networks, and at divisions of Tyco Electronics and Beckman Coulter. Mr. Ludwig holds a B.S. in accounting from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Richard DeLateur

Mr. Richard DeLateur is the Lead Independent Director of FormFactor, Inc. He served as Chief Financial Officer of FormFactor, Inc. from May 2010 to May 16, 2011. Mr. DeLateur is a 20-year veteran of Intel’s finance team, where he held various positions, including the role of Vice President and Group Controller of Worldwide Technology and Manufacturing. Mr. DeLateur more recently served as Chief Financial Officer at the private companies Fluidigm Corporation and Topsin Corporation. Mr. DeLateur had also served as a Director at Numonyx Corp., a leading manufacturer of Flash memory, which is now part of Micron Technology, Inc. Mr. DeLateur was awarded his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification in 1999.

Raymond Link

Mr. Raymond A. Link, CPA is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a Director since June 2016 in accordance with the terms of the merger agreement with Cascade Microtech. Mr. Link was a Director of Cascade Microtech from February 2005 through June 24, 2016. From July 2005 to April 2015, Mr. Link served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FEI Company, a leading supplier of scientific and analytical instruments for nanoscale imaging. Prior to this, Mr. Link was the Chief Financial Officer of TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc., a manufacturer of electronic signal processing components for wireless communications which he joined in 2001 as a result of TriQuint’s merger with Sawtek, Inc. where he was the Chief Financial Officer since September 1995. He is also on the Board of Directors of Electro-Scientific Industries a supplier of laser-based solutions for the microelectronics industry and nLight Inc., a private company that makes high-power semiconductor lasers. Mr. Link received a B.S. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and he is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Lothar Maier

Mr. Lothar Maier is an Independent Director of Formfactor, Inc. He has served as a Director since November 2006. Mr. Maier served as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Linear Technology Corporation (Nasdaq: LLTC), a supplier of high performance analog integrated circuits, from January 2005 to March 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Maier served as Linear Technology’s Chief Operating Officer from April 1999 to December 2004. Before joining Linear Technology, Mr. Maier held various management positions at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, a provider of high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions, from 1983 to 1999, reaching the level of Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President of Worldwide Operations. Mr. Maier holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.

Edward Rogas

Mr. Edward Rogas, Jr., is an Independent Director of Formfactor, Inc. He has served as a Director since October 2010. Mr. Rogas served as a Director of Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation until April 2015, Vignani Technologies Pvt Ltd until February 2014 and Photon Dynamics, Inc., from May 2006 to October 2008. Mr. Rogas held management positions at Teradyne, Inc. for over 29 years, including serving as a Senior Vice President from 2000 through 2005. Mr. Rogas holds an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from the United States Naval Academy.

Kelley Steven-Waiss

Ms. Kelley Steven-Waiss is an Independent Director of the Company. She has served as a Director since August 2015. Since April 2016, Ms. Steven-Waiss has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of HERE Global B.V. Ms. Steven-Waiss served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Extreme Networks, Inc., a software and services-led networking solutions company from March 2014 to March 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Steven-Waiss served as the Vice President of Worldwide Human Resources for Integrated Device Technology, Inc., a provider of mixed-signal semiconductor solutions from 2009-2012, and prior to that, as the Vice President of Worldwide Human Resources for PMC-Sierra, Inc., a provider of semiconductor and systems solutions. Ms. Steven-Waiss also serves as the Chairperson of the board of directors of ALearn, a Silicon Valley based educational non-profit. She holds an M.A. in human resources and organization development from the University of San Francisco and a B.A. in journalism from the University of Arizona.

Michael Zellner

Mr. Michael W. Zellner is an Independent Director of FormFactor, Inc. He has served as a Director since April 2011. Mr. Zellner served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cyan, Inc. (NYSE: CYNI) from March 2013 through March 2014. He was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of PMC-Sierra, Inc. (Nasdaq: PMCS) from March 2007 to November 2012. Prior to joining PMC-Sierra, Mr.Zellner was Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer at Wind River Systems, Inc., a device software solutions provider to the electronics industry. Mr. Zellner attended the Stanford Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business as well as the MBA and BBA accounting program at Florida Atlantic University.

Stan Finkelstein

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Thomas St. Dennis

106,795

Michael Slessor

1,358,780

Michael Ludwig

1,356,700

Richard DeLateur

132,370

Raymond Link

107,610

Lothar Maier

125,870

Edward Rogas

138,370

Kelley Steven-Waiss

119,870

Michael Zellner

141,870

Stan Finkelstein

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As Of  30 Dec 2016